Friday, June 3, 2011

Warming up now that it's June

Upcoming event:

Genesee Reading Series at Writers & Books:
Tuesday, June 14, 2011
7:30 PM
Members: $3, Public: $6
Tom Holmes and Adam Wilcox

Put together a poet/foodie and a poet/oenophile, and what do you get? A banquet of tastes, textures, and sensory delights for the literary palate.

Tom Holmes is the editor of Redactions: Poetry & Poetics. He is also author of After MalagueƱa (FootHills Publishing, 2005), Negative Time (Pudding House, 2007), Pre-Dew Poems (FootHills Publishing, 2008), Henri, Sophie, &the Hieratic Head of Ezra Pound: Poems Blasted from the Vortex (BlazeVOX Books, 2009), The Oldest Stone in the World (Amsterdam Press, 2011), and Poetry Assignments: The Book (Sage Hill Press, forthcoming).
He has been nominated three times for the Pushcart Prize. His work has appeared on Verse Daily and has also appeared in Blue Earth Review, Chiron Review, Crab Creek Review, The Delmarva Review, The G. W. Review, Mississippi Review, Mid-American Review, New Delta Review, New Zoo Poetry Review, Orange Coast Review, Rockhurst Review, San Pedro River Review, Santa Clara Review, South Carolina Review, Sugar House Review, Swarthmore Review, and many other journals that don’t have “Review” in their name. His current poetry book reviews and writing about wine and poetry can be found at his blog, The Line Break:

Adam A. Wilcox is President and founder of Writ Wilcox, an information design company. Before that, he was a radio producer, curriculum developer, manager of technical documentation,and instructional designer for e-learning, and also ran an entrepreneurial custom-courseware business.

His poetry has appeared in Poetry, The Colorado Review, Cairn, and Folio, among other journals. For eight years, he wrote the “Gut Instincts” food column for Rochester City Newspaper, and currently writes for and edits He also plays bass for The Dan Eaton Band and leads the Saturday Service Band at First Unitarian Church of Rochester. He lives in Rochester, NY, with his choreographer wife, Anne Harris Wilcox, their three home-schooled children, and their Bernese mountain dog.


Publishing News:

The Aroostook Review just accepted my story "The Catch" for its upcoming issue.

tinfoildresses will be releasing an anthology of selected poems called Rising in Hope. Proceeds from the book sales will benefit Japan Relief ( Red Cross) per Heather Schmidt, editor. I will update when this anthology is released, with details of purchase. Please consider supporting this. The poems will not disappoint. It's a poignant collection.


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